Indications for Prostate Biopsy Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) suspicious for cancer at any PSA level PSA above 3 ng/mL High Risk of prostate cancer based on multiple risk factors. TRUS (transrectal ultrasound) Guided Biopsy. In some circumstances, Doppler ultrasound- guided or MRI-guided biopsy may be preferred or required. If TRUS-guided-biopsy not done, follow up in ...continue reading "Biopsy to Detect Prostate Cancer – when is it needed?"
This chart shows the National Cancer Center Network Guidelines, 2014, for use of the PSA test and Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) for early detection of prostate cancer. Recommendations for men over age 70 are below the chart.